The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas began a Crisis Utility Assistance program on Tuesday, March 1. This is for gas, propane or electric only. Applications will be taken Monday’s, Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The first 15 clients in the morning and the first 15 clients in the afternoon will be seen. Regular assistance closed on Friday, April 1. The office will be closed every day from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.
Applicants must have disconnect or shut-off notice to qualify. All interested applicants must provide proof of their household income for the previous month for all household members 18 years of age or older, proof of or lack of child support for all single parent households. If a household has not had income during the previous month, they must obtain a history of claims from the Employment Security Division. Applicants will also need to provide a copy of their most recent utility bill. No Determination can be made until all the requested information has been received.
For more information, contact Lindi McCray, Community Advocate Li-Heap at 501-329-3891 ext. 127. CAPCA is located at 707 Robins St., Suite 118, Conway.